Terrel Bernard

American football player (born 1999)
American football player
Terrel Bernard
No. 43 – Buffalo Bills
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1999-05-07) May 7, 1999 (age 23)
La Porte, Texas
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:La Porte
(La Porte, Texas)
College:Baylor (2017–2021)
NFL Draft:2022 / Round: 3 / Pick: 89
Career history
  • Buffalo Bills (2022–present)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First team All-Big 12 (2021)
  • 2× Second team All-Big 12 (2019, 2020)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 2, 2022
Tackles:3
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Terrel Bernard (born May 7, 1999) is an American football linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Baylor.

Early life and high school

Bernard grew up in La Porte, Texas and attended La Porte High School.[1]

College career

Bernard redshirted his true freshman season at Baylor.[2] He played in 11 games as a redshirt freshman and recorded 47 tackles with one sack and one interception.[3] Bernard became a starter as a redshirt sophomore and was named second team All-Big 12 Conference after leading the Bears with 112 tackles and also recording 4.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries, and one interception.[4] He repeated as a second team All-Big 12 selection in 2020 after recording 55 tackles through five games before suffering a season ending injury.[5] Bernard was named first team All-Conference as a redshirt senior after recording 106 tackles with 12.5 for loss and 7.5 sacks.[6]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 0+78 in
(1.85 m)
224 lb
(102 kg)
30+14 in
(0.77 m)
9+58 in
(0.24 m)
4.59 s 1.57 s 2.63 s 4.25 s 7.03 s 35.5 in
(0.90 m)
10 ft 3 in
(3.12 m)
22 reps
Source:[7][8]

The Buffalo Bills selected Bernard in the third round, 89th overall, of the 2022 NFL Draft.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Bernard's leadership unshakable for Bears". Waco Tribune-Herald. November 18, 2021. Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  2. ^ "Bernard bringing accountability to Baylor defense". Waco Tribune-Herald. September 27, 2018. Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  3. ^ "Baylor LB Bernard making crucial impact in middle". Waco Tribune-Herald. November 14, 2019. Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  4. ^ "Baylor linebacker outlook for 2020: Who will help Terrel Bernard back up the line?". The Dallas Morning News. March 2, 2020. Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  5. ^ "LB Terrel Bernard leading the way for Baylor". San Antonio Express-News. July 15, 2021. Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  6. ^ "2022 NFL Draft: Houston-area players to watch". Houston Chronicle. April 24, 2022. Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  7. ^ "Terrel Bernard Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved September 13, 2022.
  8. ^ "2022 Draft Scout Terrel Bernard, Baylor NFL Draft Scout College Football Profile". draftscout.com. Retrieved September 13, 2022.
  9. ^ Fitzgerald, Katherine (May 5, 2022). "Bills LB Terrel Bernard: 'I feel like I have the experience'". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on May 6, 2022. Retrieved May 6, 2022.

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